Research confirms it: Dr. Oz dispenses a lot of medical advice with no scientific grounding

December 19, 2014 6:19 PM

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A new study in the British Medical Journal has made official something many have argued for a long time: the advice Dr. Oz gives on his show can be dangerous to follow.

Researchers randomly selected 40 episodes of The Dr. Oz Show and evaluated the recommendations Oz gives in each one. The majority of his suggestions involve dietary advice, but he also promotes alternative therapies and other things of questionable veracity. They found that only 46% of his claims we...

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